Business plan

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A business plan is a formal written document containing business goals, the methods on how these goals can be attained, and the time frame within which these goals need to be achieved.wikipedia
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Marketing plan

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marketing plan
A marketing plan may be part of an overall business plan.

Executive summary

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executive summary
It is intended as an aid to decision-making by managers and has been described as the most important part of a business plan.

Financial plan

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financial plan
In business, a financial plan can refer to the three primary financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement) created within a business plan.

Elevator pitch

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An "elevator pitch" is a short summary of the plan's executive summary.
Business plan

Business loan

Business Loans
Business loans
The bank will probably wish to see the business’s accounts, balance sheet and business plan, as well as studying the principals' credit histories.

Gnomes (South Park)

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Selena Maranjian's "Fool on the Hill" article in The Motley Fool, "'South Park's' Investing Lesson" (November 8, 2001), references the "Underpants Gnomes" to illustrate the fallacy of focusing on goals without a clear implementation strategy. That "Gnomes" episode satirizes the business plans of the Dot-com era.
At the gnomes' lair, the gnomes claim to be business experts and explain their three phase business plan:

Startup company

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Startup company funding
Business plan

International Monetary Fund

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With for-profit entities, external stakeholders include investors and customers, for non-profits, external stakeholders refer to donors and clients, for government agencies, external stakeholders are the tax-payers, higher-level government agencies, and international lending bodies such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, various economic agencies of the United Nations, and development banks.

World Bank

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With for-profit entities, external stakeholders include investors and customers, for non-profits, external stakeholders refer to donors and clients, for government agencies, external stakeholders are the tax-payers, higher-level government agencies, and international lending bodies such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, various economic agencies of the United Nations, and development banks.

United Nations

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With for-profit entities, external stakeholders include investors and customers, for non-profits, external stakeholders refer to donors and clients, for government agencies, external stakeholders are the tax-payers, higher-level government agencies, and international lending bodies such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, various economic agencies of the United Nations, and development banks.

International financial institutions

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With for-profit entities, external stakeholders include investors and customers, for non-profits, external stakeholders refer to donors and clients, for government agencies, external stakeholders are the tax-payers, higher-level government agencies, and international lending bodies such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, various economic agencies of the United Nations, and development banks.

Balanced scorecard

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An internally-focused business plan is often developed in conjunction with a balanced scorecard or a list of critical success factors.

Strategic planning

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Business plans that identify and target internal goals, but provide only general guidance on how they will be met are called strategic plans.

Decision support system

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Business plans are decision-making tools.

Finance

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Preparing a business plan draws on a wide range of knowledge from many different business disciplines: finance, human resource management, intellectual property management, supply chain management, operations management, and marketing, among others.

Intellectual property

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Preparing a business plan draws on a wide range of knowledge from many different business disciplines: finance, human resource management, intellectual property management, supply chain management, operations management, and marketing, among others.

Supply-chain management

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Preparing a business plan draws on a wide range of knowledge from many different business disciplines: finance, human resource management, intellectual property management, supply chain management, operations management, and marketing, among others.

Marketing

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Preparing a business plan draws on a wide range of knowledge from many different business disciplines: finance, human resource management, intellectual property management, supply chain management, operations management, and marketing, among others.

Sales presentation

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A pitch deck is a slide show and oral presentation that is meant to trigger discussion and interest potential investors in reading the written presentation.

Mission statement

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mission statement

Market analysis

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market analysis

Operational planning

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operations plan

Business model

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What is the business model for the business (how will it make money)?